Jade Lingerie Set

Now that I have nailed the fit of the Boylston Bra, I thought it was time to play around with some style lines. Due to the relatively limited range of jade trims out there, I decided to use contrasting black trims, and while rummaging through my stash I found some stretch grosgrain and matching fold-over […]

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5 Sewing Tips for July

Welcome to 5 Sewing Tips for July – I’ve tried to make them as random as possible! A problem with many prints is that they are not accurately aligned with the horizontal grain, like the one below (the lengthwise grain alignment is usually fine). What to do? For a small all-over spot like this one, […]

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Silk Balloon Sleeve Top

I think I should call 2017 the year of the top around here! There was the black and white  the pink one, the blue one, the white one – and now this one. I promise you I have been sewing other types of clothing too! This one is in a gorgeous raisin coloured burgundy-brown – I […]

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Midnight Lingerie Set

I’ve made a second bra, and this time added a pair of underpants to make a matching set. I’m really happy with how they both turned out, and they are so so comfortable! I used a midnight blue and black stretch lace, and some black silk satin. The stretch lace was actually salvaged from my […]

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5 Sewing Tips for June

  I know, I know, it’s July! I hoped to post 5 Sewing Tips for June last weekend, but we nipped south to visit my parents instead – and nippy it was: So here goes – better late than never! Do you have some fabric that you’d love to make into a top – but […]

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